Amphibious Definition

That can live both on land and in water.
Webster's New World
Able to operate both on land and in water.
Amphibious tanks.
American Heritage
That can operate or travel on both land and water.
Webster's New World
Relating to or organized for a military landing by means of combined naval and land forces.
American Heritage
Designating, of, or for a military operation involving the landing of assault troops on a shore from seaborne transports.
Webster's New World

Origin of Amphibious

  • From Latin amphibius from Greek amphibios amphibian

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ἀμφίβιος (amphibios).

    From Wiktionary

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